Category Archives: Testosterone News



Testosterone Recruits Immune Cells That Fight Cancer


Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Published on November 22nd, 2022

testosterone recruits immune cells that fight cancer 300x199Reading Time: 2 minutes Since the cure for cancer has not been completely discovered yet, scientists are still conducting research on how to fight it and what the body does when it develops cancer. Why are some cancers more prevalent in women, for example? Researchers from the French National Center for Scientific Research published an article in Science Advances back in October of 2022, whose study questioned why adrenal cancer is more common in women and why the prognoses are worse for women than men. Clearly, women and men produce very different hormones, especially estrogen and progesterone in women and testosterone in men. This … Read more »

Testosterone Reduces Group Think, Cooperation, and Less Sheep-Like Mentality


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 1st, 2022

man strength through testosterone 300x190Reading Time: 5 minutes Testosterone gives people an inflated ego that makes us overconfident in our opinions and dismissive of others, according to a study conducted by the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL (University College London). The conclusions might shed light on how group decisions are affected by influential individuals. It also suggests that testosterone might make people more stubborn when making future decisions and unwilling to compromise with others in the group. Thus this spectrum of behaviors can be interpreted differently by different people. But one thing seems to be sure — men with higher testosterone appear to be, on average, … Read more »

Testosterone for TRT Could Someday Be Supplied from a Single Skin Cell


Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on September 13th, 2022

stem cells testosterone producing cells 300x199Reading Time: 3 minutes The title of this article sounds pretty bizarre, but it is true, nonetheless. Researchers have figured out how to grow testosterone-producing cells in the laboratory that could be used in testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) to treat low testosterone, or hypogonadism, with personalized replacement cells. It’s pretty wild to think about, and here are the details of this breakthrough research and development. The research was published in Proceedings from the National Academy of Sciences and focused on turning stem cells into fully functioning Leydig cells. In men, these cells within the testes manufacture testosterone, a sex hormone. Why Men Need Testosterone … Read more »

Guide to Boosting Your Testosterone Levels Naturally


Posted by Jessica Mendez, Published on August 16th, 2022

Guide to Boosting Your Testosterone Levels Naturally 1 300x169Reading Time: 5 minutes When it comes to male hormones, testosterone is the most important one. It regulates many critical bodily functions, including sex drive and sperm production, fat distribution, muscle mass, and strength. The higher your natural testosterone level, the better you will feel. Natural testosterone levels in the body can fluctuate dramatically. It will peek in the morning and dip in the evening. Also, as you age, your body's level of testosterone decreases. This is normal and the primary reason most men become increasingly tired and weak as they age. However, this does not imply that there is nothing you can do … Read more »

Testosterone and Human Behavior: Hormone Promotes Prosocial Behaviors


Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Published on August 15th, 2022

testosterone promotes prosocial behavior in new research 300x205Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you ever thought about what your hormones, such as testosterone or estrogen, are actually doing in your body? They actually are involved in a lot of different processes, probably much more than you think. For example, testosterone plays a significant role in human behavior, especially male human behavior and how men respond to different scenarios in their life. Previously, scientists believed that testosterone heightens aggressive behavior (think steroids and “roid rage”) and reduces prosocial behaviors. But continuous research always seems to change things and brings new (and sometimes confusing!) data to light, and the case is no different here: … Read more »

Frustrating Factors That Suppress Testosterone Levels


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on July 10th, 2022

Healthy older manReading Time: 4 minutes Testosterone is intrinsically essential to men's health. In fact, Low Testosterone is connected to a wide range of physical and mental health issues which deplete the quality of life and increase the risk of early mortality. Testosterone plays an indispensable role in sexual function, skeletal strength, immune health, memory, confidence, and more. Most people easily comprehend the sexual importance of Testosterone and how it stokes libido and supports erectile health. Men also understand that Testosterone is linked with strength and muscle mass. Without enough Testosterone, you not only lose lean muscle and struggle with sexual dysfunction but are also at … Read more »

Study Investigates the Effects of Democratic Outcomes on Testosterone Levels


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on June 24th, 2022

social media 550766_960_720 300x212Reading Time: 4 minutes Testosterone Levels are strongly impacted by social pressures. Studies have shown that Testosterone has strong effects on competitiveness, aggression, and dominance in both animals and humans. There have been a wide variety of studies published in the last decade that explore the wide-ranging social causes of Testosterone fluctuation. Researchers recently published an article exploring how voting outcomes impacted Testosterone Levels in a recent edition of the academic journal Psychoneuroendocrinology. The 2012 Presidential Elections and Men's Testosterone Levels Specifically, this study analyzed how the defeat of Mitt Romney by Barack Obama in the 2012 United States presidential election altered the Testosterone … Read more »

Acidosis: The Hidden Health Destroyer


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 26th, 2021

Symptoms_of_acidosis 300x275Reading Time: 11 minutes The Hidden Health Dangers of Acidosis An Incredibly Important Yet Little Considered Aspect of Optimal Health As you already know, there is a variety of moving parts that you have to keep track of to stay healthy—Your weight, your cholesterol levels, and your blood pressure to name a few. There's one incredibly important aspect of human health that is often left out in the cold, in spite of its incredible importance. It's central to helping your body control pain and to assist your liver to filtrate and function at its peak—Blood pH Level. Understanding pH Level, Acidity, and Alkalinity pH … Read more »

Too much testosterone makes for bad decisions, tests show – Testosterone Prescription


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 26th, 2021

personal decision tree 300x214Reading Time: 3 minutes It can happen in jury deliberations and local groups, in Dáil committees, and in company boardrooms. Too much testosterone can thwart good decision-making. People have long blamed the male hormone for the damaging group dynamic, and now University College London researchers have proven this to be true. Toss in some excess testosterone and cooperation tends to go out the window. Dr. Mark Wright and colleagues at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL tested the impact of testosterone on the levels of co-operative decision-making accomplished by groups. They publish their findings this morning in the journal Proceedings of the … Read more »

Testosterone, Viagra not a winning combination for erectile dysfunction – Testosterone Prescription


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 25th, 2021

viagra 70398_640 300x225Reading Time: 2 minutes Using a testosterone gel in addition to Viagra doesn't make the little blue pill work any better, according to a new study. The report's lead researcher said testosterone is typically prescribed to men who have both low testosterone levels and symptoms such as little interest in sex or low bone and muscle mass. But, "there's a tremendous amount of clinical judgment" that goes into that, said Dr. Matthew Spitzer, from the Boston University School of Medicine. "People are certainly being prescribed and using these medications at increasing amounts." According to Spitzer, studies have suggested that about one-quarter to one-third of … Read more »

Low-T: Men With Low Testosterone Found More Likely to Die From COVID-19 AKA Coronavirus


Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on November 23rd, 2021

coronavirus and low testosterone 300x200Reading Time: 4 minutes As if getting the Coronavirus wasn't bad enough, especially if you're in the high-risk category already (high blood pressure, heart disease, smoker, respiratory issues or over 60 years old), now a German hospital has discovered that their male patients with low testosterone are succumbing to the virus's fatal attack more than their peers with normal testosterone levels. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the data collected on patients has revealed that men are twice as likely to die from COVID-19 as compared to women. The effect of low testosterone on men may be the reason behind this statistic. Testosterone and … Read more »

Question: What Makes Men Sexy to Women? Answer: Low Stress, High Testosterone, Strong Immunity – Testosterone Therapy


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 21st, 2021

chiseled jaw women turn on 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes Washboard abs and a chiseled jaw are a draw, but a recent study suggests it may be a man's healthy immune system that turns women on. That makes sense since a robust immune system signifies a healthy guy -- one who's likely to survive long enough to pass his rugged genes to the next generation. But the more surprising thing is that women can spot good immunity by looking at a guy's face. The critical factor may be testosterone, the male hormone that has been associated with a man's healthy, good looks. According to a study published in the journal … Read more »

Co-Sleeping with Baby Drops Men’s Testosterone Levels


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 20th, 2021

baby 22194_640 300x200Reading Time: 2 minutes A new study shows that it's not only women's bodies that adapt to parenthood: fathers who sleep next to their tot show dips in their levels of testosterone, which researchers say is good for the baby. In prior research, study author Gettler (currently of the University of Notre Dame in the US state of Indiana) and his colleagues found that when men become fathers, their testosterone levels drop and the more involved dads were in caring for their children, the more significant their drops in the hormone. A new study suggests that men's bodies make adjustments to better adapt to … Read more »

Testosterone Therapy Could Lower Diabetes Risk for Men – The Science is Promising!


Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on November 19th, 2021

testosterone therapy reduces diabetes risk 210x300Reading Time: 3 minutes In recent hormone replacement therapy news, specifically regarding testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), the results of a phase 3b trial are suggesting that TRT could prevent the development of diabetes in men that have low testosterone. This is wonderful news! Lets delve deeper into the research… Australian Study Shows that TRT Could Reduce Diabetes Risk in Men The link between low testosterone and type 2 diabetes in men is not a new phenomenon and this information has been known for awhile now: men with low testosterone appear to be at more risk for developing type 2 diabetes. In addition, another risk … Read more »

Testosterone shown to help sexually frustrated women- Testosterone Prescription


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 17th, 2021

40016 shutterstock 101894815Reading Time: 3 minutes Several weeks ago my column, Do you want better sex? struck a resounding note not only with female readers but also with many husbands who want their wives to have fewer headaches. The general response was, Please write more about testosterone and how it can increase female libido. Testosterone, the male hormone, has been called the hormone of desire. In males, the Big T builds muscle for boys and ultimately turns boys into sexually well-functioning men. Women also produce testosterone during puberty, but only about one-tenth as much as males. Later in life, they produce less, and this is why … Read more »

Low Testosterone Levels Cause Health Woes — Testosterone Prescription


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 16th, 2021

borderline depression psycholgie personalities 220x300Reading Time: 6 minutes On screen, he plays a crime-busting officer, leading a crack team of elite men and women from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority, in the TV series Point Of Entry. But in reality, actor Bernard Tan has suffered for nearly three years from fatigue and a lack of motivation to go about his daily activities -- including acting. "Initially, I thought I was overworked and that I should sleep more. Even after getting enough rest, I still felt that way," the 49-year-old bachelor said yesterday. But a pamphlet he came across in a clinic recently made him realize that he could … Read more »

Men with higher testosterone tend to lie less, study suggests


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 14th, 2021

lying less with testosterone 300x200Reading Time: < 1 minute A new study suggests that men with more testosterone tend to lie less than those with low testosterone. Researchers in Germany found that those who were given testosterone before the study told fewer lies than those who did not receive the shot. An earlier study has already linked testosterone with risky financial behavior. "Testosterone has always been said to promote aggressive and risky behavior and posturing," said Bernard Weber, a neuroscientist from the Center for Economics and Neuroscience in Bonn, according to the Irish Independent. The study gave 46 participants extra testosterone while 45 others were given a placebo. They … Read more »

Five Myths About Low Testosterone And Testosterone Therapy — Testosterone Prescription


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 13th, 2021

erection disfunction problems 300x211Reading Time: 3 minutes The prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED) has men of all ages seeking the most effective treatment. In recent years, low testosterone is the scapegoat for a growing number of male sexuality issues, including low sex drive and impotence. Testosterone therapy may be comfortable, but top penile implant surgeon, Dr. J. Francois Eid, cautions that the fallout is an abundance of men unnecessarily "addicted" to hormone replacement therapy. "Testosterone replacement therapy arrests the body's natural production of testosterone. The treatment is now showing striking similarities to past problems with hormone replacement for women," explains Dr. Eid, an innovator of the No-Touch … Read more »

Testosterone therapy — good idea or not? – Testosterone Prescription


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 11th, 2021

testosterone blood test 300x199Reading Time: 4 minutes Unless you've been living in a cave, or under a rock, you've undoubtedly heard the term "Low-T" or seen an advertisement talking about how testosterone declines as men age and how the solution is undergoing testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). It promises an incredible allure: increased libido more muscle mass and strength, exploding energy levels to what they were in your youth, and a host of others. But is that the entire story? Does it come with health risks? Each birthday after 30 means a drop in testosterone levels by approximately 1%, and therefore 10% each decade. Do the math. By … Read more »

Testosterone Linked to Heart Disease — Testosterone Prescription


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on November 10th, 2021

168502 heart blood vessels_436130443 300x225Reading Time: 2 minutes Scientists say they now have new evidence about why women live longer than men, from a study of historical data showing castrated Koreans far outlived their non-eunuch contemporaries. The study, published in the scientific journal Current Biology, used detailed genealogical records of the Imperial nobility during Koreas' Joseon dynasty, which spanned more than 500 years from the late 1300s to the early 1900s. Read more »